Gabriella I. Vasquez

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Gabriella I. Vasquez
07/19/2018
Gabriella (Gabe) I. Vasquez, 91, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 19, 2018 while living in San Marcos, Ca. Gabe was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Edward and Mary Bourgignon. Gabe eventually moved to Ravena, NY where she met and married her soulmate of 72 years, Manuel (Manny) Vasquez. Gabe was employed by the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District and retired as a bus driver. She was a devoted wife and mother who always put her family and others first. Upon retirement, she moved to New Smyrna Beach, Fl. and was an active volunteer for Sacred Heart Catholic Church and also drove a school bus for the Volusia County School District. Gabe served on the Entertainment Committee while living in Magnolia Village, Edgewater, Fl. Gabe was predeceased by her parents, brothers Edward Bourgignon Jr, Walter Bourgignon, Henry Bourgignon, sisters Mildred Van Wormer, Edith Albano and Marie Opar. Survivors include her husband, Manny, brother Robert Bourgignon and wife Marie, Clarence Center, NY; sister, Roberta Persico, Coeymans, NY; sons, Thomas Vasquez and wife, Rikki, Manhatten, NY; Robert Vasquez and wife, Patricia, San Marcos, CA; and John Vasquez and wife, Julia, Wichita Falls, TX. She was blessed with ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach, FL on October 6, 2018 at 1:00pm.
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Sacred Heart Church
998 Father Donlon Dr
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2018